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A Stunning Old Idoma Headdress sculpture, African Art

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A Stunning Old Idoma Headdress sculpture, African Art

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This is a very rare Old African headdress from the Idoma , or possibly a related ethnic group from Nigeria, Africa. carved wood with a wonderful natural appearance , albeit elongated in form. The Undeniable serene and almost sleepy look to the ancestor face has such a calm emotion, and the weathering, handling and patina all suggest a long life and actual field use. Traditionally headdresses like this are used during entertainment festivities and funerals by the Oglinye society of the Idoma people. Measures 14 inches tall.
Condition
Well weathered and worn, overall fair condition.
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A Stunning Old Idoma Headdress sculpture, African Art

Estimate $300 - $500
May 13, 2017
Starting Price $150
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0012: A Stunning Old Idoma Headdress sculpture, African Art

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Est. $300 - $500Starting Price $150
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Lot 0012 Details

Description
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This is a very rare Old African headdress from the Idoma , or possibly a related ethnic group from Nigeria, Africa. carved wood with a wonderful natural appearance , albeit elongated in form. The Undeniable serene and almost sleepy look to the ancestor face has such a calm emotion, and the weathering, handling and patina all suggest a long life and actual field use. Traditionally headdresses like this are used during entertainment festivities and funerals by the Oglinye society of the Idoma people. Measures 14 inches tall.
Condition
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Well weathered and worn, overall fair condition.

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